The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 4 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 30 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 24.19% 6.17% 11.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.17% 35.71% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 12
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Linux
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Operating Systems Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
41 14 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 33.06% 17.28% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 29
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Linux
Salary Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Abingdon region.

Linux Salary Trend in Abingdon

Linux
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Abingdon region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Abingdon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 32 (69.57%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) SAN
2 22 (47.83%) Firewall
2 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (43.48%) VMware
4 19 (41.30%) Juniper
4 19 (41.30%) WAN
4 19 (41.30%) Cisco
5 17 (36.96%) CommVault
5 17 (36.96%) Project Management
5 17 (36.96%) Veeam
5 17 (36.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (36.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (36.96%) Technical Architecture
5 17 (36.96%) Load Balancing
5 17 (36.96%) Network Security
5 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (32.61%) OO
7 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (28.26%) Hyper-V
8 13 (28.26%) Computer Science
9 12 (26.09%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (23.91%) Information Management
10 11 (23.91%) C++
10 11 (23.91%) PhD
10 11 (23.91%) OOD
11 10 (21.74%) SMTP
11 10 (21.74%) Java
11 10 (21.74%) Internet
11 10 (21.74%) Dell

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.87%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.70%) IBM Notes
3 4 (8.70%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (36.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (47.83%) SAN
1 22 (47.83%) Firewall
2 19 (41.30%) WAN
3 17 (36.96%) Network Security
4 10 (21.74%) SMTP
4 10 (21.74%) Internet
5 5 (10.87%) OSPF
5 5 (10.87%) BGP
5 5 (10.87%) IP Telephony
6 4 (8.70%) FTP
6 4 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
1 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Software Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Systems Architect
2 7 (15.22%) Architect
2 7 (15.22%) Technical Architect
2 7 (15.22%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (10.87%) Administrator
3 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 5 (10.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Administrator
3 5 (10.87%) Development Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Senior Development Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) IT Support
4 4 (8.70%) Storage Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Java Team Leader
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Senior Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) Web Services
2 4 (8.70%) REST
2 4 (8.70%) Middleware
2 4 (8.70%) SOAP
2 4 (8.70%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) LAMP
3 1 (2.17%) Symfony
3 1 (2.17%) RESTful
3 1 (2.17%) Laravel
3 1 (2.17%) Backbone.js
3 1 (2.17%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.87%) EqualLogic
3 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.35%) Physics
3 2 (4.35%) Chemistry
4 1 (2.17%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 32 (69.57%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.87%) UNIX
4 5 (10.87%) Ubuntu
4 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.70%) CentOS
5 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Project Management
1 17 (36.96%) Technical Architecture
1 17 (36.96%) Load Balancing
2 15 (32.61%) OO
3 12 (26.09%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (23.91%) Information Management
4 11 (23.91%) OOD
5 10 (21.74%) Network Design
6 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
6 9 (19.57%) Software Licensing
7 5 (10.87%) Migration
7 5 (10.87%) Web Development
7 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.70%) Analytics
9 2 (4.35%) Parallel Programming
9 2 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) C++
2 10 (21.74%) Java
3 7 (15.22%) Perl
3 7 (15.22%) Bash Shell
3 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
4 6 (13.04%) SQL
5 4 (8.70%) Python
5 4 (8.70%) VB
6 2 (4.35%) Fortran
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) PhD
2 9 (19.57%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) VCP4
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.35%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (36.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (28.26%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Nagios
1 5 (10.87%) Legato
1 5 (10.87%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (10.87%) Icinga
2 4 (8.70%) Cacti
3 3 (6.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) VMware
2 19 (41.30%) Juniper
2 19 (41.30%) Cisco
3 17 (36.96%) CommVault
3 17 (36.96%) Veeam
4 10 (21.74%) Dell
5 5 (10.87%) Avaya
5 5 (10.87%) SolarWinds
6 4 (8.70%) Lotus
6 4 (8.70%) IBM
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle
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